Oh that dirty 1996 Mitsubishi Mirage MAF

Those pesky mass airflow sensors (MAF) are seemingly always the culprit when things start getting choppy under the hood. Although there are plenty of other things that can go wrong with your car, much of the time, if the symptoms are right, it’s most likely the MAF.

Recently in the forums, user Stevewdf had a problem with his 1996 Mitsubishi Mirage, which he described as a “choke issue.” The Mirage is not a carbureted engine, however, but a fuel injected one, so there is no “choke.” There is, though, the (sort of) equivalent for injected engines: a mass airflow sensor.

Read more at 10w40.com.

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